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Community School Liaison

Company: Jobleads
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Application Deadline: Posted until Filled Posted : April 1, 2021 Enter your email to receive job alerts when new jobs like this one are posted. My Email Job Description Dorchester County Public Schools is currently accepting applications for a Community School Liaison. This position serves as the liaison between the school and students, families, and community resources that promote student achievement, positive learning conditions, and well-being of students by providing wrap around services to enable each student to meet the demands of the Maryland College and Career Readiness Standards. DUTIES: Tracks statistical program data on student achievement and student needs; Identifies and screens families that are in need of services and coordinates access; Conducts home visits for the purpose of family support as indicated from a student needs assessment; Determines if a family is in crisis that requires immediate attention by police, a crisis response unit, or a hospital; Refers families to appropriate agencies in situations where a clinical evaluation is necessary; Helps families create and meet individual short term and long term goals; Maintains organized records of activities; Provides one-on-one student support with instruction and counseling as necessary; Evaluates and educates students and families on nutritional, social, and emotional well-being; Educates the family on monitoring the child's learning; Works with early learning agencies such as the Judy Center, Head Start, and Social Services in identifying students in need for community resources; Works with school counselors, behavior specialists, and psychologists on restorative practices with students; Works with the principal and leadership team of school on an annual needs assessment for students; Provides strategies for teachers on working with students in crisis, and students with disabilities; Attends all local and state level trainings as required; Performs other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: Eligible for and hold, prior to appointment, the Maryland State Department of Education Certification for School Social Worker in accordance with COMAR 13A.12.03.11 (Graduate social worker; Certified social worker; or Certified social worker " clinical); Master's Degree in Social Work; Three (3) years' experience as Social Worker, preferred; Demonstrated effective and accurate written and oral communication skills; Advanced familiarity of various computer applications and software is essential; Understanding of professional ethics and behavior; Self-directed and have the ability to develop and implement programs. Position Type: Full-time Employer Description Apply online: County, Maryland, with a population of 29,300, is the Eastern Shore's largest county with 593 square miles of land and 108 square miles of water. The Dorchester County Public School system provides the educational foundation for the county's children.Highlights of the DCPS System are:There are 12 schools: two high schools, a career and technology center, two middle schools, six elementary schools and a pre-kindergarten through 8th grade school.There are approximately 5000 students in the district. High schools offer a full College preparatory curriculum as well as options in occupational skills. The Dorchester Career and Technology Center receives students from both high schools and offers programs in Culinary Arts , Masonry, Carpentry, Electricity, HVAC, Collision Repair and Refinishing, Welding, Agriculture, Medium and Heavy Truck, Auto Technology, Cosmetology, Homeland Security, Cisco Academy, Interactive Media Production, Teacher Academy and Medical Services.IBM-compatible computers are used throughout the system in individual classrooms as well as strategically placed computer labs. There are courses in Technology Simulations, Keyboarding, Computer Applications, and Computerized Accounting. Every classroom has access to the Microsoft Office Products as well as to the Internet. The Dual Enrollment Program with Chesapeake College and University of Maryland Eastern Shore offers the opportunity for the students who wish to get started on their college credits. Family Support Services Resource Center for Families and Schools is designed to support children with disabilities from birth to 21. The center provides the skills and knowledge to enable families and children to understand the Special Education process. Learn more about us... Location Description Apply online: County, Maryland, is the Eastern Shore's largest county with 593 square miles of land and 108 square miles of water located on the shores of the Chesapeake Bay. While the county is home to more than 750 businesses, it is also rich in recreational facilities and natural resources. The Dorchester County Public School system provides the educational foundation for the county's children.Highlights of the DCPS System are:There are 12 schools: two high schools, a career and technology center, two middle schools, six elementary schools and a pre-kindergarten through 8th grade school.There are approximately 5000 students in the district. High schools offer a full College preparatory curriculum as well as options in occupational skills. The Dorchester Career and Technology Center receives students from both high schools and offers programs in Culinary Arts , Masonry, Carpentry, Electricity, HVAC, Collision Repair and Refinishing, Welding, Agriculture, Medium and Heavy Truck, Auto Technology, Cosmetology, Homeland Security, Cisco Academy, Interactive Media Production, Teacher Academy and Medical Services.IBM-compatible computers are used throughout the system in individual classrooms as well as strategically placed computer labs. There are courses in Technology Simulations, Keyboarding, Computer Applications, and Computerized Accounting. Every classroom has access to the Microsoft Office Products as well as to the Internet. The Dual Enrollment Program with Chesapeake College and University of Maryland Eastern Shore offers the opportunity for the students who wish to get started on their college credits. Family Support Services Resource Center for Families and Schools is designed to support children with disabilities from birth to 21. The center provides the skills and knowledge to enable families and children to understand the Special Education process. Learn more about us... Equal Opportunity Employer 0 Contact Information Jeff Grafton , Human Resources Administrator The content you submit, offer, contribute, attach, post, or display (each a "Submission") will viewed by other users of the service who may or may not be accurately representing who they are or who they represent. 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